Traffic Counter Stolen


2017-11-23 07:41 PST

File # 2017-10658

On November 21, staff from the Town of Qualicum Beach reported a traffic counter had been stolen sometime between November 18 and 21. The counter is a grey box that was secured to a sign post approximately 100 metres west of Arbutus Road and Laburnum Road.

The device known as an SDR Traffic, manufactured by DataCollect, and is valued at $8000.

It is unknown why thieves would have interest in this device as its use is so specific. However, Town Staff and the taxpayers of Qualicum Beach are very interested in getting it back.

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If you have any information on this crime, please contact the Oceanside RCMP or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477

Released by

Cpl. Jesse Foreman

NCO i/c Community Policing
Oceanside RCMP
727 West Island Highway, Parksville BC V9P 1B9
Office: 250-248-6111 extension 245


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